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throughout the day. all in all, we should stay dry, this is visibility. it is reduced everywhere this morning. take it easy as you head out and about. over to loren with a check of the traffic. we have been talking about visibility issuesch you have a problem in fallston. >> a serious crash in harford, in fallston, an ambulance responded, on baldwin mill at route 152, traveling in the area, stick with the jaredsville pike. if u traveling the main lines, no problems on 95, harford county, to white marble. remaining clear in to the city. here is a live look at 695, oberle, well air, inner loop is fine. traffic on the outer loop is picking up. a live look at the west side, liberty, the outer loop slowing down. a 13 minute ride from 795, towards 95. a look at your time saver traffic, charlie, over to you.
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conner drowned 6 years ago and serves as a safety net for a boy who nearly stuffed the same fate. conner played a role in saving someone's life. >> this is such an amazing story, charlie. this weekend, an 8 year old boy was found lifeless at the bottom of a pool. cpr saved him and a back up plan helped. he was playing with a friends. a lifeguard noticed him in the deep end. he got him breathing again. an aed added protection. the incident happened after conner's law went in to place mandating defibrillators. conner drowned at crofton country club in 2006. >> we feel a hand of conner reaching down and helping this little boy. the family is going to have a
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school year to plan instead of a funeral. people as v aspirations for conners law. >> trying to get the word out. conner's law mandating defrib raters is considered in queen anns county. the goal is to take it nationwide to save more lives. prince georges county police officer is recovering from injuries after shot. this happened early saturday morning in langley park. authorities say 3 people left a galaxy nightclub, they drove around the parking lot and opened fire out of the car. the officer was hit in the leg by a bullet. the is the 5th time, in a little more than 18 months that a prince georges county police officer has either been shot at or shot. this is unprecedented. >> police pulled the car over a mile from the nightclub, all three people were inside. officers say the gun was
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recovered. a baltimore man has been arrested, police say the 24 year old brought three women back to his home for drinks, raped one, fired a gun at all three and held one of them at gunpoint. more on the story at abc2news.com. 7 people are dead after a semi truck collided with a van on a highway near phoenix arizona. all killed were inside the van. a semi truck crossed the media and crashed head on with the van. the two people in the semi, the driver and his wife were taken to nearby hospitals with serious injuries. a scary ordeal for people riding the super man roller coaster. they got stuck at the top of the ride for an hour and a half sunday. rescue crews had to bring in a crane to get the riders down. the ride opened a month ago, a spokeswoman says the ride will remain closed until they get a
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inspection to see what caused the stall. the owner of a colorado bakery defending his decision to deny a coup alwedding cake. they dated for two years before getting engaged. they went in to the masterpiece cake shop thinking they would spend a day trying cake bus the meeting lasted a few seconds. >> it came to the point we are closed down the bakery, compromised heavily. that maybe what it comes to. >> it's just a cake. we have also had supporters who say i don't support gay marriage but not selling a cake to a gay couple is wrong. >> protesters are calling for the own tore change his policy. in the spring he turned away another gay couple. he received 1000 messages on line. if the state won't recognize
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jessup, glen burnie, over trying to linger around elk ridge. throughout the morning, things will die down a bit. could pick up in to the afternoon with more isolated showers in the forecast. right now temperature coming in 70 degrees golds goldsboro, not seeing too much fog across bethesda. spots have reduced visibility. three miles of reduced visibility, holding five in baltimores two easton, 6 york, 9 washington and salisbury around 4. we are looking at some patchy fog this morning. this is the trend for you. today 87, we drop down on tuesday, but then the temperatures shoot up, by the end of the week we will be back in to the 90s. now a check of time saver traffic with loren cook. we are tealing with a crash in -- dealing with a crash in harford county.
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definitely watchout for that. use route 24 as your alternate route. traveling on 95, no problems, all the way from bel air to white marsh and white mar nsh marsh in to the city. if you are using the jfx, a 12 minute ride from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. a live look at the west side, traffic starting to pick up at baltimore national pike. you are looking at a 14 minute ride from 795, towards 95. here is how traffic is shaping up. inner loop, no problems towards 95. the outer loop picking up towards towson. that's a look at your time saver traffic. the prosecution will formally charge james holmes, the man 12 people and injuring 58 others while in aurora, colorado. sherrie johnson is here with what is expected in court
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today. >> lots going on in court today. today the prosecution will formally charge james holmes for the shooting death of 12 people and wounding 58 hours. holmes could face hundreds of charges including 12 counts of first degree murder, 58 counts of attempted murder, reckless endangerment for the explosives found in his apartment. some victims and families will be in court. at the center is a notebook holmes sent to a psychiatrist, the book includes plans for a massacre. >> if a psychologist or psychiatrist feels someone they are treating, a patient, may pose a threat in most states they are obligated to do something. >> holmes' attorney claims seizing the notebook is a breech of confidentiality between a patient and doctor. they will argue over it today in court. >> the images of holmes in caught, the red hair , the eyes
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going everywhere, what will we see today? >> yes, we did see him with the red hair last week, but a judge won't allow us to see him when he walks in to court today. a judge ruled cameras won't be allowed today when the accused gunman walks in to court. >> thank you so much. presumptive presidential nominee mitt romney, took questions from reporters. if was asked in the american embassy should be moved to jerusalem. >> the policy of your nation is to move the embassy to the capitol. that's something i would agree with. i would only want to do so and select timing in accordance with the government of israel. >> palestinians claim rights as the capitol of the future independent state. heart break for a family, a 4 year old is dead after drowning
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in a pool. the sheriff's office says jordan atkins wondered from his home yesterday. family members found him floating in a pool less than four feet deepment they rushed him to the hospital where he died. officers are investigating and not going to rule out foul play. two recalls to tell you about if you own a hyundai, one is the santa fe suv, the front passenger air bag may not deploy in the event of a crash. the other recall is for the sonata. if the recalls affect your car, call hundredday at 800-633- 5151. the u.s. postal service could make history this week, it's not going to be in a good way. if congress doesn't act by wednesday, the postal service will default on 5.5 billion dollars payment to the
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government. it would be the fist default in 200 year history of the postal viers. the senate passed legislation to sure up the services finances but the house has yet to act. baltimore native fell native phelps, chatted with piers morgan about what it's like to represent the u.s. >> it's one of the greatest feelings in the world. you know that there are people supporting you and watching you. >> michael phelps is swimming in 7 events and placed fourth in the 400-meter individual medley and he and his teammates took home the silver. get ready for big changes coming to downtown baltimore, construction getting underway for a second coming of the grand prix race. linda so is downtown with what
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we are expecting for today. >> reporter: race organizers will be here at 11:00 this morning, to tell us about what will be happening over the next month, placing the first jersey barrier to mark the start of construction for the racetrack. most of the construction will happen in the final weeks leading up to the race on labor day weekend. you will see jersey barriers and fencing, along streets where the race will happen and putting up several grand stands. race organizers say the work will be done at night so it doesn't affect commuters. in the week before the race, streets along the course will be closed so crews can work through the night. this year's race will be on friday, saturday, and sunday, of labor day weekend. tickets are still available. live in downtown baltimore, linda so, abc2 news. five things to know before heading out the door, 400 pilots will be in front of the white house protesting, they are calling for the outsourcing
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of jobs. they want better working conditions for their themselves. florida will host a meeting talking about ways to express sympathy over the death of tray von martin. he was killed in february during a controversial confrontation with a volunteer neighborhood watchman, george zimmerman. today president barack obama will welcome several foreign ambassadors to the white house. he will present them with their credentials. the president will travel to new york for a campaign event. supporters on both sides of the chick filet drama are holding an event after the ceo says he is against same-sex marriage. an appreciation day is planned for wednesday and same sex kiss day is on friday. the dark knight rises, atop the draw for the weekend. the latest in the batman franchise took in $64 million, in the second weekend.
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time for one more check of the forecast with lynette. >> let's talk about what is going on this morning. we are looking at ellicott city. a few clouds out there. let me show you this time lapse on one of the weather bug sites here, the clouds moving in, thickening, darkening the skies across the area. towards itemsville, we see a little bit more sunshine in the forecast. we will see the sun-cloud mix through the remainder of today and isolated storm to pop up. we have one lone storm. i will show you in a second. look at the visibility issues we are having. two miles easton. ijamsville -- take it easy as you step out and about. 73 degrees now for a temperature in baltimore, 70 easton, 70 york.
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72 baltimore. 70 dc. 68 easton. easterly flow for this morning, we are dealing with lots of moisture trapped at the grounds and have the fog. we look at the future trend, picking up on possibly more isolated showers coming in here, we will do another round as we head in to tomorrow. we loo at future trend at 2:00. there is the rain coming in. we need the rain. think of the rain as a good thing. not something that's going to damper, put a damper on your plans throughout the day. we will look at a pressure system riding up the coast, if it heads towards the west, we have a better chance, or the mod ll pick up on a better chance of rainfall for tomorrow. today, 87 degrees as we look at the hour by hour forecasts this is where we should be for this time of the year. seven-day forecast, looks like this, the humidity for today sp tomorrow, temperature around 85 degrees tomorrow. i cut the temperature down,
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because i think we will see more clouds and more rain, but we will have a chance for showers throughout your seven- day forecast. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning. >> we are dealing with a crash in harford county, in fallston, baldwin mill road at route 152, expect delays in the area. stick with jaredsville pike or route 24. no delays from harford to white marsh. between route 43 and 695 traffic is starting to pick up a little bit. if you are headed out to the beltway, this is what the topside looks like in towson, delaney valley road. not much of a traffic shot there. you are looking at all together a 12 minute ride on the outer loop from 95, towards 83. the west side, starting to pick up as well here at wilkins, a 13 minute ride from 795, towards 95. we are giving away $600 in free gas every week through the rest
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of summer. like me on facebook. that's my official abc 2 news. all details can be found at the top of my profile. it can be hard finding a hotel for the london games. one driver came up with a creative idea and created what is called the relax a taxi. find a pillow, reading light and shade. it is an un usual setting. with the city full of tourists, those needing a place to sleep maybe open minded. it makes complete sense. relax a taxi offer as clean bed for the night, costing you $75. what is unusual is the location. the vehicle is parked outside the owner's home. if you have to use the restroom, knock on the front
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door. two people spent the night and four more have made their bookings. >> have you been watching the olympics? >> yes, i love it. i will not get any sleep. >> how many of you reacted to the olympics? here is one of the great things, do you hide away and wait to see who wins? do you hop on line to see who wins? >> i like to watch it. coming in at 2:00, 20:00, i got to see the gymnastics. >> there was disappointment in that. >> i can't belief michael phelps coming in fourth. he got the silver medal. >> it's not gold, though. >> go michael phelps. >> we will put that on facebook. how do you handle the olympic games? do you want to know instantly
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or wait for the taped delay later for the broadcast?
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